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South Braces for Big Blast of Snow, Ice – NBC 6 South Florida

South Braces for Big Blast of Snow, Ice – NBC 6 South Florida
Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put much of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers strip store shelves of...

In North Carolina, some store shelves were stripped bare of essentials including bread and milk.The city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, had to borrow workers from other departments to help treat roads ahead of the storm because COVID-19 had caused a shortage of workers, spokesman Randy Britton said.” North Carolina Gov.“We just don’t have as many people to drive the trucks or operate the equipment,” said spokesman Marcus Thompson at the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Jeff Martin in Woodstock, Georgia; Gary Robertson in Raleigh, North Carolina; and Ben Finley in Norfolk, Virginia, contributed to this report.Parts of Tennessee could get as much as 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow, forecasters said, and northern Mississippi and the Tennessee Valley region of Alabama could receive light snow accumulations.

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